2015 Barry M. Moriarty Graduate Paper CompetitionThe Southern Regional Science
Association (SRSA) awards an annual cash prize to the graduate student
submitting the best paper in Regional Science. In 2015, the prize is
Papers due by March 1st, 2015
Papers on any Regional Science topic may be entered into the
competition. Papers should represent original research. Maps,
illustrations and other audio-visual materials should be designed or
constructed by the author.
The following qualifications apply:
The student must be enrolled
full-time at an accredited academic institution for some or all of the
year following March 2015. The graduate student must still be enrolled
at the time his or her paper is submitted;
The student must be the sole author and must be sponsored by a member of SRSA; and
The winning student must
present the paper at a session of the 54th Annual Meeting of the SRSA,
March 26-28, 2015, in Mobile, AL, using the award to defray costs of
Papers should be double-spaced, no more than 25 pages in length, and
written in the style of the SRSA’s Review of Regional Studies. A cover
page should include the paper's title and abstract and, for both the
author and the sponsor, full names, addresses, telephone numbers, and
A copy of the paper must be submitted via e-mail to Douglas Woodward
(firstname.lastname@example.org), 2015 Graduate Paper Honors Chair.
Deadline for submission: March 1, 2015.
If you need an extension of a few days past this deadline, contact Dr.
Woodward to see if he can accommodate you.
Recipients of the Moriarty Award:
- Marian Manic, University of South Carolina, 2014
- Zheng Tian, West Virginia University, 2014
- Annie Walker,
West Virginia University, 2013
- Christa Jensen,
West Virginia University, 2012
- Carlianne Patrick, The Ohio State
- Juan Sebastian Leguizamon, West Virginia University, 2010
Brian Piper, University of Oklahoma, 2009
Johnathan Munn, University of South Carolina, 2008
Robert Dunn, West Virginia University , 2007
- Diehang Zheng, University
of Southern California, 2006
Lei Ding, George Mason University, 2005
- Guang Yang, George Mason University, 2004
- Up Lim, University of Texas at Austin, 2003
- Kyojun Koo, University of North Carolina at Chapel
- Qingshu Xie , George Mason
- Garen Evans, Texas A&M University, 2000
- Robert Greenbaum, Ohio State University, 1999
- Mark L.
Burkey, Duke University, 1998
- Ben P.
Cecil, University of Western Ontario, 1997